Our Garden

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Snowdrops January 2012

Our Garden in January

Following on from my failed attempt at taking photographs of our garden each week I have decided to just take photographs when there is something interesting to show you. Today, 23rd January 2012, I was surprised to notice the size of the Camellia Buds, this time last year they were […]

Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aureomarginata’ (Crown Imperial)

I’ve just bought this amazing Fritillaria imperialis ‘Aureomarginata’ (Crown Imperial). It is quite rare and unusual with orange flowers and gold edged bracts and grows to 150cm (5 ft) in height. It’s sure to make an impact in any border but I think I’ll be planting it in a nice […]

Acer Orange Dream

Our photograph of the week has been updated, although it has not been updated for a few months; sorry! This month I have chosen Acer Orange Dream which is looking absolutely lovely at the moment and the best it has looked ever.

Plants in Our Garden – Hibiscus

The variety I have is Hibiscus syriacus ‘Oiseau Bleu’ which has amazing large deep purple/blue coloured flowers with a bright magenta centre. It is a deciduous shrub but has lovely dark green foliage during late spring and summer.